What the world needs now to fight climate change: More swamps
GDAE Co-Director Dr. William Moomaw and GDAE Research Fellow Gillian Davies co-authored a new piece for The Conversation
about the importance of wetlands in the fight against climate change.
For related reading, see their latest paper published in Wetlands.
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published "What the world needs now to fight climate change: More swamps" co-authored by William Moomaw
Sept 12, 2018
published "Mass. must lead on climate change" by William Moomaw
July 20, 2018
Mariana Mazzucato and Branko Milanovic received the 2018 Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought on April 17. Learn about the 2018 winners.
Environmental Brunch on 9/25 at 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM SEC Atrium & Patio at Tufts University
New from GDAE
Ecological Repair: A Hope for the Human Economies
Neva Goodwin, August 2018
Dr. Goodwin's article
in Opinion Sur
examines the imbalance among the three major spheres of human economic activity and provides thoughts on what will be needed to better align them all toward human well-being and ecological health. This article has been translated into Spanish
. For related reading, see "There is more than one economy
" by Dr. Goodwin.
Timothy A. Wise, May 2018
China's Carbon Market
Yifei Zhang, Jonathan M. Harris, and Jin Li, April 2018
- Bioenergy Policy Briefs
William R. Moomaw, February & March 2018
- Unmet Needs and Unused Capacities: Time Banking as a Solution
Neva Goodwin and Edgar Cahn, February 2018
Dr. Goodwin's article
in Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies
examines the social invention of TimeBank programs, a solution to compensate human activities that are ignored by the market economy.
See Dr. Goodwin's related work
on guaranteed basic income
- Puerto Rico, Climatic Extremes, and the Economics of Resilience
Ramón Bueno, Dec 2017
This climate policy brief examines the collapse of Puerto Rico's electricity system and lasting economic disruption of Hurricane Maria. Read brief in English
- Macroeconomics in Context: A European Perspective
Dr. Sebastian Dullien, et. al., Aug 2017
This addition to the bestselling "In Context" series includes a specific focus on European data, institutions and historical events. Learn more and request instructor resources here
- Environmental and Natural Resource Economics: A Contemporary Approach
Dr. Jonathan M. Harris and Dr. Brian Roach, Aug 2017
This text introduces students to the expanding fields of environmental and ecological economics.
See new supplements
on "Decarbonizing the Global Economy" and
"Scientists’ Warning on Global Ecosystems." Request instructor resources here
The Economics of Global Climate Change
Jonathan M. Harris, Brian Roach, and Anne-Marie Codur
(also available in French
) covers valuation of environmental damages, carbon taxes, and tradable permits. It includes the latest science and policy developments, including IPCC reports, the 2015 Paris climate agreement, and carbon storage in soils and forests.
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